Minors Update: Week of June 25

Hudson, Lilliquist, and Wacha

Memphis It's been a while since I provided a minors update, so let's jump right in. The biggest story out of Memphis this week was the decision not to promote Dakota Hudson and stick with John Gant. On Thursday night, when the Cardinals played one of the most embarrassing games in recent memory,

Minors Update: Evan Mendoza is not human

Triple-A Memphis: 23-17, 2 GL in PCL American South Added: John Brebbia, Jeremy Martinez Subtracted: Jack Flaherty, Jesse Jenner, Mike Mayers Memphis has cooled off since they opened up the season on fire. They are 4-6 in their last ten games. Tyler O’Neill has been hammering the ball; he homered six times in

Minors Update: The Roster Churn is Real

It's been several weeks since we've posted a minors update here at Redbird Daily, and there's a lot of roster churn throughout the system. Austin Gomber struck out 16 in a start for Memphis, then was promoted and demoted without making an appearance while Ryan Helsley took his spot on the Memphis

Daily Redbird Recap: Cards Match 2017 Win Total at Wrigley

Theoretically, there are no 'big games' in April. Tuesday's game at Wrigley Field, where the temperature was 35 degrees but dropped as the night wore on, felt like a big game. Maybe it was because the Cardinals were 1-8 last season at The Friendly Confines. After all, if you take out

Minors Update: The Guy They Got For Matt Adams is Mashing

Photo: Allison Rhoades, MiLB.com Triple-A Memphis: 10-2, 4.0 Game Lead Memphis is a really, really good Triple-A team, as evidenced by their record. Let's take a look at their rotation individually, though. Jack Flaherty went six innings and allowed three runs while striking out five. He didn't have his best stuff and was

St. Louis Cardinals: Recapping Minor League Opening Weekend

The minor league season kicked off last Thursday. Although we're dealing with an obviously small sample size, there's been some interesting performances throughout the Cardinals full-season affiliates. Let's take a level-by-level view of what's transpired so far. (All records and stats are as of the start of play on Tuesday.) Triple-A